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The Legal Aid Society's Annual CLE Pro Bono Training Program: Advising Micro-Entrepreneurs

  • 30 Nov 2017
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Goodwin 620 Eighth Avenue New York, NY

The Legal Aid Society's Annual CLE Pro Bono Training Program: Advising Micro-Entrepreneurs

  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • By: The Legal Aid Society LSC funded
  • Goodwin
    620 Eighth Avenue
    New York, NY
  • Microenterprise

Hosted by Goodwin, 620 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10018


This seminar will focus on issues pertinent to representing low-income small businesses and provide an overview of legal considerations for counsel assisting micro-entrepreneurs. Attain an overview of the available business structures for the formation of a micro business, including the advantages and disadvantages of using a corporation, partnership, limited liability company and sole proprietorship. The session will highlight the legal issues surrounding business structures as well as shareholder, employment, and other similar agreements involved in the formation and
operation of a micro business and will provide practical guidance for managing the Micro-entrepreneur client relationship.

Please complete the Registration Form included in this brochure and return by email to Rosemary Hare-Bey, Pro Bono Coordinator, at Unless specifically noted, each training session listed below provides two hours of Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Credit ("CLE"), including Bridge the Gap. All participants will be enrolled as members of Pro Bono Net’s NYC Pro Bono Center unless we are informed otherwise.

Pre-enrollment is required for all trainings. Your participation in each training will be confirmed by Rosemary Hare-Bey upon receipt of the registration form. For each session registration will be between 6:00 - 6:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted. The program will immediately follow, concluding at 8:30 p.m.

Space is limited at each session, so please RSVP as early as possible to ensuremparticipation.

Faculty Chairs: TBD, Goodwin LLP; Rolando Gonzalez, Esq., Civil Practice

  • CLE Credit Comments: 2 credits total: 1 hour of professional practice/practice management, .5 hours of skills and .5 hours of ethics. This program provides transitional credit for newly admitted attorneys.
  • Contact:
    Rosemary Hare-Bey
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